As most of the music world seems to be leaning towards electronic and digitally-produced music, I find myself more and more drawn to the simplicity of the acoustic guitar. Luckily enough, I’ve managed to wander into a lovely little New York City folk music scene, heavily populated by incredible performers and brilliant songsmiths. Much as…Read More +
Red Hot + Rio 2: Nova Tropicalia produced by Béco Dranoff, John Carlin, and Paul Heck in collaboration with U.S. label E1 Entertainment, consists of 34 original recordings featuring unique collaborations involving over 60 international and Brazilian stars. Rio 2 is a cutting-edge tribute to the influential Tropicália movement that rocked Brazil’s cultural and political…Read More +
Dark Was the Night features exclusive recordings by a number of independent artists and production by Aaron and Bryce Dessner of The National.
Red Hot + Riot is a tribute to the great songs of Fela Anikulapo Kuti. It combines contemporary musicians from across the African Diaspora – Urban America, Brazil, Cuba, Europe and West Africa – including his son, Femi Kuti, and drummer, Tony Allen, along with a cross-section of some of the most creative musicians in the world.
Red Hot + Rio is a contemporary tribute to the Bossa Nova sounds that has seduced people around the globe for decades, in particular the music of the great composer and arranger Antonio Carlos Jobim.
No Alternative was the definitive alternative rock compilation of 1994, given an A+ by Entertainment WeeklyIt features original tracks and covers from bands who went on to define the alternative rock scene of the 90s.
Red Hot + Indigo, a tribute to the legacy of Duke Ellington, was the 13th album in the Red Hot AIDS benefit series.
RED HOT + RHAPSODY is a contemporary tribute to the classic George Gershwin songs that have seduced listeners for nearly a century.
Like many epidemics, AIDS spread along major trade and travel routes. Onda Sonora (sound wave) follows the Portuguese travel routes by fusing elements from many cultures. It features 40 artists from 11 countries singing in 7 languages.
Silencio = Muerte: Red Hot + Latin, originally released in 1997 on Jellybean Benitez’ H.O.L.A Recordings, was the tenth album in the Red Hot series created to fund the fight against AIDS in Latin America and the Latino community.